35.4 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Biloxi, Mississippi


35.4 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Biloxi, Mississippi in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 5.0 percent higher than the state average of 30.4 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 45,328.

86.5 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Biloxi, Mississippi residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Biloxi, Mississippi for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
3,935
13.5
Regular high school diploma
6,318
21.6
GED or alternative credential
1,695
5.8
Some college less than 1 year
1,994
6.8
Some college 1 or more years no degree
4,958
17
Associate's degree
3,490
11.9
Bachelor's degree
4,485
15.3
Master's degree
1,544
5.3
Professional school degree
591
2
Doctorate degree
239
0.8
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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